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Hussein Rashid al-Tikriti

Sentenced
Found guilty and sentenced to death in the second trial before the Iraqi High Tribunal ("Anfal" trial) on 24 June 2007 ; appealed against the judgment; a third process against him and 14 other accused began on 21 August 2007; execution delayed on 3 October 2007 until a date to be determined
Deputy of operations for the Iraqi forces

The al-Anfal Campaign was an anti-Kurdish campaign led by the Iraqi regime of Saddam Hussein between 1986 and 1989 (during and just after the Iran-Iraq war).

The Anfal campaign is said to have cost the lives of 182,000 civilians. The Anfal campaign included the use of ground offensives, aerial bombing, systematic destruction of settlements, mass deportation, concentration camps, firing squads, and chemical warfare.

At the time of the Anfal campaign, Hussein Rashid al-Tikriti was deputy of operations for the Iraqi forces.

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Fact sheet

Iraq Baghdad, Iraq 21.08.2006
War crimes
Crimes against humanity
Deprivation of life
Protection of civilians
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